Charanka Solar Park

10 GW Solar Power Policy Launched In Gujarat

Originally posted on Solar Love. The Department of Energy and Petrochemicals has released a new solar policy for the Indian state of Gujarat which aims to scale up solar power generation to 10 GW by 2020. The new policy (called “Gujarat Solar Policy-2015“) promises to achieve solar energy targets in … [continued]

Indian Cabinet Clears Over 20 GW Ultra Mega Solar Projects (In Depth)

Taking inspiration from Gujarat’s Charanka Solar Park, during the 2014–15 financial budget, India’s Finance Minister had amongst other things announced a fund of Rs5 billion ($80 million) in order to promote Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects (UMSPP) across states with good solar potential. Accordingly, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had prepared a draft scheme for … [continued]